On Global Minimization in Mathematical Modelling of Engineering Applications

  • Raimondas Čiegis
Part of the Optimization and Its Applications book series (SOIA, volume 4)


Many problems in engineering, physics, economic and other subjects may be formulated as optimization problems, where the minimum value of an objective function should be found. Mathematically the problem is formulated as follows
$$ f* = \mathop {\min }\limits_{X \in D} f(X), $$
where f(X) is an objective function, X are decision variables, and D is a search space. Besides of the minimum f*, one or all minimizers X* : f (X*) = f* should be found.


Trial Point Local Optimization Method Separate Beam Pile Raft Foundation Global Minimum Solution 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Raimondas Čiegis
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  1. 1.Vilnius Gediminas Technical UniversityVilniusLithuania

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